NEW DELHI: Public Works Department has been given the task of revamping government schools. The Delhi government's education department, planning to reconstruct 100 school buildings in a dilapidated condition, has decided to give the work to PWD instead of DSIIDC, as it already has its hands full. "We thought this will expedite the process. We want to complete the work within one year," said a government official.
Earlier, the government had chosen Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (DSIIDC) for revamping schools. But it is occupied with various industrial and housing projects. PWD undertook infrastructure projects worth over Rs 5,000 crore during CWG, but has not had much to do ever since. PWD minister Raj Kumar Chauhan, however, rejected that claim. Read more
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